Drowsy Drivers Responsible for Up to 33% of Fatal Car Accidents

According to a 2013 Centers for Disease Control (CDC) report, one in twenty-four drivers in the US stated that they recently fell asleep while they were driving—an alarming statistic. Even more alarming is that according to the same study, health officials believe that the one in twenty-four figure could be higher because many drivers aren’t […]

Bulging Disk Settlement: Compensation for Expensive Medical Treatment

A bulging disk can cause severe, debilitating and prolonged pain. These injuries are often the result of an accident like an automobile accident, a slip and fall incident, or work-related event. A bulging disk injury may require surgery, physical therapy, pain medications, oral steroids, or epidural injections to treat—an often expensive remedy. If you suffer […]

Front-End Car Accidents Often Result in Lower Body Injuries

In its 2012 Crash Report, the Oregon Department of Transportation reported 539 head-on car crashes in 2011, half of which resulted in injuries (44 deaths and 78 major injuries). While all auto accident victims are at risk for every kind of injury from whiplash to traumatic brain injury, front-end collisions have some common injuries that […]

Weather-Related Accident Highlights Need for Caution

Recently, in a sad turn of events, two Vancouver, Washington, residents lost their lives, and another was injured, when they were involved in a weather-related accident on Highway 97 in Portland.  According to police reports, all three were in the same vehicle when the crash occurred just north of Redmond.  The Oregon State Police stated […]

Automobile Accident Attorneys and the Attorney-Client Relationship

One of the most misunderstood relationships in professional service today is the special relationship that is formed between a client and attorney, often simply called the attorney-client relationship.  Regardless of the kind of attorney you work with, this relationship still exists.  This is true whether you are working with private attorneys and even automobile accident […]

Dealing with Brain Damage from Car Accidents

Would you be surprised to learn that one of the most prevalent brain injuries that occur today is brain damage from car accidents?  To be precise, car accidents account for approximately 17 percent of all traumatic brain injuries (TBI) in the entire United States.  This is second only to slip and fall accidents that cause […]

What is Personal Injury Insurance?

When you’ve been involved in an accident, it is likely that one of the first things that you will be concerned about is how to afford any medical costs that you might incur. Certainly, in most cases, you may receive a settlement from the responsible party’s insurance company, or you may even obtain a settlement […]

How to Determine Worth of Oregon Personal Injury Claim

Personal injury claims are an important aspect of the legal world today.  An Oregon personal injury claim is something that helps almost any kind of person injured in an accident that was no fault of their own in order to receive damages or compensation for their injuries that they suffer as a result of that […]